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About the Office of Global Library Initiatives

Welcome to the Office of Global Library Initiatives of the Stony Brook University Libraries! In support of the Stony Brook University’s global mission, the University Libraries designed a suite of services and expertise to facilitate and strengthen the work of SBU faculty and students abroad. The Office of Global Library Initiatives provides leadership, creativity, and vision in enhancing and developing the Library’s critical role in the success of SBU faculty and students.

The Office of Global Library Initiatives initiates and facilitates relationships with other research libraries and information centers abroad to allow SBU researchers and students access to research material during extended stays in other countries; develops relationships with research library staff of international libraries to provide orientation and research support for SBU faculty and students; cultivates information exchange and visiting/exchange scholars program; develops relationships with research libraries that support the global mission of SBU and initiates sustaining international collaborations; works closely with academic and clinical departments and the office of International Academic Programs and Services to identify international initiatives, programs, and activities in order to focus the Library’s efforts to the areas that are most critical to SBU success; develops public domain digital resources relevant to global initiative and programs and establishes information centers with digital library presence in countries where SBU has clinical and academic centers.

Director of Global Library Initiatives

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Michael Bailou Huang
Health Sciences Library

HST Level 3

(631) 444-3794
Subjects: Health Sciences, STEM